Do you wish you could dig money out of the ground? Raising worms in a worm bed can be a lucrative business.
Build a handy place to keep your keys, coins and other small stuff.
Make a fun flying vehicle with stuff found around your house.
Something about a ship in a bottle doesn’t seem to fit. Oh, that’s it — the ship! Learn the secret to create your own ship in a bottle.
This project is a creative way to recycle materials and have an interesting and functional shelf.
Build this classic toy and become a yo-yo expert.
Walking sticks make hiking more fun. Next time you go hiking, step out with a personal walking stick that you made yourself.
Learn more about weather and meteorology by completing these weather-related projects.
Put a used coffee or food can to good use by making this rustic lantern.
Show your dad he's the best on Father's Day, with a handmade gift. Here are 6 great homemade gift ideas to try.
This ring toss game is perfect for a picnic, Scout meeting or just while hanging out with friends and family.
Don't be left in the dark. This leather holster keeps your flashlight handy.
If you curve some aluminum foil just right, you can cook hot dogs with the sun's heat.
Don't waste money buying bait. Gather your own! It's simple with this easy-to-make trap.
Show your mom she's the best with a handmade Mother's Day gift.
With some nails and plywood, make three different games and puzzles.
Turn a leaf into a treasure with this simple cement casting project. Display the "fossil" in your room or use it as a stepping-stone in the garden.
With these ice-fishing tip-ups, you'll always know when you have a bite when fishing on a frozen lake.
Step-by-step guide to building a bird feeder to help keep wintering and migrating birds well fed.
Step-by-step instructions to build DIY wooden blinds that look great.
To take great smartphone photos, you need to hold your phone steady. This simple, easy-to-build smartphone stabilizer is one way to make sure your cellphone photos and videos will be shake-free.
Power a digital clock by making a battery out of lemons.
Make this cool pingpong ball launcher for target-shooting fun.
Build the strength and endurance to take part in all your adventures.
Gather some branches, make a simple frame and create this handy clothes rack.
Native Americans used turkey bones to craft turkey calls and necklaces. Put your Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with these fun DIY projects.
Show off your carpentry skills and help out your family.
Show off your Scouting mementos.
Use magnets to make your own lock and key for your footlocker or other storage box.
Keep your loose change or other small stuff safe inside this handy leather pouch.
Here's how to tumble your way to rich compost for your garden and plants.
Try these step-by-step directions for building a raised pet-bowl stand to provide a comfortable place for your dog or cat to eat and drink.
You can make this rustic planter out of split pallet slats and a five-gallon bucket.
Use this solar food dehydrator to make dried healthy snacks for your next camping or hiking trip.
A paracord watchband makes a great gift or can be used as a survival tool. Unraveled, it provides about 10 feet of handy paracord for fixing tent lines or tying together broken gear.
Create T-shirts or flags for your pack or troop with this easy and fun stencil project.
Make a doorknob touch detector, a quick-draw game and a super-sensitive current detector with parts you can get a local stores.
Build this goofy-looking ventriloquist's figure, then put on a show using ventriloquism (making it talk without moving your mouth).
To close out our 100th birthday year, here's a glimpse of some BL projects from decades past.
American Indians made rope and twine (cordage) using natural fibers from trees, plants and animals. You can make cordage using common materials found around the house or at the hobby store. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Build your own desk with a tray for your computer keyboard, shelves and even a secret drawer.
Todd Davis, author of "Handy Dad," offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own skate longboard. With a little work, you can be carving back and forth across the blacktop in no time.
A winning raingutter racer stays on an even keel, moves in a straight line, keeps the bow above water and does not drag. If your boat does all this, it finishes ahead of any boat that can't. Here's how to build your winner.
They might annoy us or amaze us, but there's no question about it: Bugs are an essential part of the natural order of things. Here's how to make your own nature museum to display them.
Conserve water by collecting rainwater and using it for your garden or lawn.
Make a stereograph, using two cameras to create cool 3D snapshots.
Cave paintings have been around for thousands of years. Light up your own bedroom "cave" with this torn-paper lamp shade.
Looking for a homemade gift or just a fun game. Try making this classic Soma puzzle.
Make a simple banjo and start making your own music.
With a few tools, you can twist and turn metal into something that is functional and easy on the eyes. Here's how to wire up some new things around the house.
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